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The effects of Botulinum Toxin A (BTX-A) on plantarflexor spasticity, stiffness and gait in chronic stroke

The effects of Botulinum Toxin A (BTX-A) on plantarflexor spasticity, stiffness and gait in chronic stroke

Plantarflexor (PF) spasticity secondary to stroke can decrease mobility and reduce function. BTX-A treatment is increasingly used clinically to reduce spasticity, but its effectiveness on mobility has not been established. This pilot study from Queen’s University in Canada which was presented in the European Stroke Conference on 30th May 2007 in Glasgow, UK examined PF […]